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UM college students join in history game

By Stephanie Jass, Special Contributor… ADRIAN, Mich.—On a cold winter’s day at United Methodist-affiliated Adrian College, Charles Dickens hosted a literary forum to discuss Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass with such historical luminaries as Edgar Allan Poe, Sojourner Truth, John Jacob Astor, William Lloyd Garrison and John Quincy Adams. But not everyone in […]

Soldiers’ Bibles provide a journey through history

By Chris Herlinger, Religion News Service… NEW YORK—The simplicity of the exhibit—copies of the Bible resting in glass cases—can be deceptive. But “Finding Comfort in Difficult Times: A Selection of Soldiers’ Bibles,” a Feb. 3-May 20 exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art, is American religious history come alive. The exhibit showcases three dozen copies […]